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We performed a comparison between AWS WAF and StackPath WAF based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Web Application Firewall (WAF) solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed AWS WAF vs. StackPath WAF report (Updated: September 2022).
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  • "We are kind of doing a POC comparison to see what works best. Pricing-wise, AWS is one of the most attractive ones. It is fairly cheap, and we like the pricing part. We're trying to see what makes more sense operation-wise, license-wise, and pricing-wise."
  • "It's quite affordable. It's in the middle."
  • "The pricing should be more affordable, especially as it pertains to small clients."
  • "It's cheap."
  • "AWS WAF is pay-as-you-go, I only pay for what I'm using. There is no subscription or any payment upfront, I can terminate use at any time. Which is an advantage."
  • "You need an additional AWS subscription for this product if you are buying a managed tool."
  • "The price of AWS WAF is reasonable, it is not expensive and it is not cheap."
  • "The price of AWS WAF is expensive if you do not know how to manage your software up or down. I price of the solution is average amongst the other competitors but it would be better if it was less expensive."
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    AWS Web Application Firewall
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    Overview

    AWS WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect your web applications from common web exploits that could affect application availability, compromise security, or consume excessive resources. AWS WAF gives you control over which traffic to allow or block to your web applications by defining customizable web security rules. You can use AWS WAF to create custom rules that block common attack patterns, such as SQL injection or cross-site scripting, and rules that are designed for your specific application. New rules can be deployed within minutes, letting you respond quickly to changing traffic patterns. Also, AWS WAF includes a full-featured API that you can use to automate the creation, deployment, and maintenance of web security rules.

    StackPath WAF integrates multiple technologies, including Advanced Browser Validation and IP Reputation and Custom Rules engines, into an intelligent firewall that can be customized to meet your specific protection profile.

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    Sample Customers
    eVitamins, 9Splay, Senao International
    Robotics Cats, Jewlr
    Top Industries
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    Media Company25%
    Energy/Utilities Company17%
    Transportation Company8%
    Manufacturing Company8%
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    Computer Software Company21%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Media Company7%
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    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise57%
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    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise66%
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    Web Application Firewall (WAF)
    September 2022
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    AWS WAF is ranked 5th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 13 reviews while StackPath WAF is ranked 32nd in Web Application Firewall (WAF). AWS WAF is rated 7.8, while StackPath WAF is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of AWS WAF writes "Easy to deploy, implement, and manage". On the other hand, AWS WAF is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Cloudflare Web Application Firewall, Azure Web Application Firewall, Imperva Web Application Firewall and Akamai Kona Site Defender, whereas StackPath WAF is most compared with NGINX App Protect.

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